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    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]Read More »
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    Joining The Dots

    I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato’s own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.Read More »

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Gentil, Louis Emile (i)

Louis Emile Gentil (1868-1925), explorer and scientist, was born in Algeria, then a French colony. He was a member of the Academy of Sciences. He wrote a book[642] on the geography of Morocco in 1912 and a few years later produced the first geological map of Morocco[643]. Because of hostilities in the area, his mapping was often carried out under military protection.

Gentil was also emphatic that Atlantis had existed and was convinced that it had been located in Morocco. This idea was popular with a number of French researchers at that time and has recently regained support with the work of atlantologists such Bergman and Hübner.